Driver in fatal hit and run arested within the hour

Driver in fatal hit and run arested within the hour
Photo: Alejandro Fernandez

SANTA CRUZ – On Wednesday June 5th shortly after 7pm, 55-year-old Dianna Crotty was struck by someone driving their vehicle, and later died from her injuries.

The incident occurred at Cedar and Maple Streets.  Arriving officers found the victim pinned under the car that struck her.

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scene of the crime

The driver fled the scene and was seen jumping fences in his effort to get away.  A Santa Cruz Police Department officer spotted the suspect, 27-year-old Alejandro Fernandez, downtown and  arrested him for felony hit and run, DUI and probation violation.

His arrest occurred within an hour of the accident.

 

 

 

 

Driver in fatal hit and run arested within the hour was last modified: June 17th, 2019 by admin
Categories: Santa Cruz
Tags: DUI, hit and run

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